BOSTON (AP) - A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has been convicted of impeding the investigation into the attack. Azamat Tazhayakov (AZ'-maht tuh-ZAY'-uh-kahv) was found guilty yesterday of obstruction of justice and conspiracy.
CLINTON, Mass. (AP) - Hot air balloon passengers injured in a crash over the weekend have been released from a hospital. The Federal Aviation Administration says the balloon crashed into power lines Saturday night while trying to land in a residential area in Clinton. Four of the seven passengers were injured.
TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) - The Market Basket grocery chain's former CEO is urging the company to reinstate eight workers who were fired for leading a rally demanding his return. Arthur Demoulas was fired last month by the family-owned company's board in a long-running dispute with his cousin.
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Treasurer Steve Grossman has released the first television ad of his campaign for governor. The 30-second ad focuses on the Democrat's history as a jobs creator. It says Grossman took his family's business and turned into a Massachusetts success story in part by treating workers with respect by offering earned sick time and family leave.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin say Mainers should elect someone who's willing to work with other New England governors on regional issues. Appearing alongside Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud yesterday in Portland, they took Republican Governor Paul LePage to task for missing two recent events.
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